The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 85 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Contract jobs citing Billing 42 67 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 2.65% 2.42%
As % of the General category 4.41% 6.29% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 43 33
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £233 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £394 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.31% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
Billing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
953 1065 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.30% 42.11% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 501 461
Median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £204 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -23.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.93 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.18 £25.70 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.06 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -3.00%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 14 £450 +28.57% 1
Slough +7 5 £470 +17.50% 3
Maidenhead +2 3 - - 1
Newbury -3 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 - -
Billing
South East

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Billing.

1 61 (52.14%) Telecoms
2 39 (33.33%) CRM
3 25 (21.37%) SAP
3 25 (21.37%) Finance
4 22 (18.80%) ITIL
4 22 (18.80%) SLA
5 20 (17.09%) Service Management
6 18 (15.38%) Project Management
6 18 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 17 (14.53%) Front Office
7 17 (14.53%) Ticket Management
8 14 (11.97%) 3G
9 11 (9.40%) TOGAF
9 11 (9.40%) SAP IS-U
9 11 (9.40%) ABAP
10 10 (8.55%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.55%) Integration Testing
10 10 (8.55%) Functional Testing
11 9 (7.69%) Broadband
11 9 (7.69%) Migration
11 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (6.84%) Legal
12 8 (6.84%) Cisco
12 8 (6.84%) SOA
12 8 (6.84%) High Availability
12 8 (6.84%) Retail
12 8 (6.84%) Degree
13 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
13 7 (5.98%) Radio Access Network
13 7 (5.98%) Oracle

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.71%) Node.js
2 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.40%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (2.56%) Changepoint
3 2 (1.71%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.71%) SAP BRIM
3 2 (1.71%) SAP Convergent Charging
3 2 (1.71%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.85%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.85%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) 3G
2 9 (7.69%) Broadband
3 7 (5.98%) Firewall
3 7 (5.98%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.27%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (4.27%) FWSM
5 5 (4.27%) RTP
6 4 (3.42%) 4G
6 4 (3.42%) Internet
6 4 (3.42%) Wireless
7 3 (2.56%) BGP
7 3 (2.56%) DNS
7 3 (2.56%) OSPF
7 3 (2.56%) VPN
8 2 (1.71%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.71%) LTE
8 2 (1.71%) TACACS
8 2 (1.71%) VRRP
8 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.42%) Big Data
2 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Ranorex
1 2 (1.71%) Selenium
General
1 61 (52.14%) Telecoms
2 25 (21.37%) Finance
3 17 (14.53%) Front Office
4 8 (6.84%) Legal
4 8 (6.84%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Back Office
5 2 (1.71%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Military
6 1 (0.85%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (15.38%) Incident Manager
2 17 (14.53%) Architect
3 16 (13.68%) Consultant
3 16 (13.68%) Designer
4 15 (12.82%) Solutions Designer
5 12 (10.26%) SAP Consultant
6 11 (9.40%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.55%) ICT Manager
7 10 (8.55%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 7 (5.98%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.27%) BSS Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Coordinator
9 5 (4.27%) IP Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) IP Security Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Project Coordinator
9 5 (4.27%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Digital Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Digital Designer
10 4 (3.42%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) Web Services
2 5 (4.27%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (3.42%) .NET
4 3 (2.56%) COM
4 3 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (0.85%) J2EE
5 1 (0.85%) SOAP
5 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.13%) DTV
3 6 (5.13%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (4.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.27%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) PMI
6 2 (1.71%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.85%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.71%) Linux
1 2 (1.71%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.85%) Solaris
2 1 (0.85%) Unix
2 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
2 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.33%) CRM
2 22 (18.80%) ITIL
3 20 (17.09%) Service Management
4 18 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 18 (15.38%) Project Management
5 17 (14.53%) Ticket Management
6 11 (9.40%) TOGAF
7 10 (8.55%) Functional Testing
7 10 (8.55%) Integration Testing
7 10 (8.55%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.69%) Migration
9 8 (6.84%) High Availability
9 8 (6.84%) SOA
10 7 (5.98%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.98%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.13%) Analytics
11 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.13%) ETL
12 5 (4.27%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 5 (4.27%) Quote-to-Cash
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.40%) ABAP
2 2 (1.71%) Java
3 1 (0.85%) C
3 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) CCNP
2 6 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.27%) CCSA
3 5 (4.27%) CCSE
4 2 (1.71%) CISSP
4 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) HND
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.85%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.85%) MCP
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.85%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) SAP
2 8 (6.84%) Cisco
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle
3 7 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.27%) Blue Coat
4 5 (4.27%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.27%) F5
5 4 (3.42%) Huawei
6 3 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (2.56%) Arqiva
6 3 (2.56%) BT
6 3 (2.56%) Ericsson
6 3 (2.56%) NetCracker
6 3 (2.56%) Nokia
6 3 (2.56%) Nokia Networks
6 3 (2.56%) Siemens
6 3 (2.56%) Telindus
6 3 (2.56%) Virgin Media
6 3 (2.56%) ZTE